We’ve found 20 amazing interior design blogs that every home décor enthusiast should be following. Whether you love bright and bold designs or take a minimalist approach to styling, there is something for everyone!
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1. A Beautiful Mess
Founded by sister duo Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman, A Beautiful Mess is a crafter’s dream. The blog showcases home décor projects, crafts, recipes and the “random bits” of the sisters’ lives in the Midwest region of America. As self-confessed homebodies, Elsie and Emma focus on creating happiness through a homemade lifestyle and aim to inspire others to do the same. The blog is filled with colour, like this beautiful and bright nursery.
Designlovefest is a lifestyle blog dedicated to design, style, food and travel. Los Angeles art director, Bri Emery founded the blog in 2009 and it has grown to be a daily read for over forty thousand people across the globe. The blog has an enticing and recognisable aesthetic thanks to Bri’s unique styling and creative direction. If you’re looking for design inspo, this is the place to start.
3. Bright Bazaar
Founded in 2009, Bright Bazaar is one of the world’s best known blogs for home décor, fashion and style inspiration. Since its inception, the blog has been recommended by publications around the world, from Elle Decor to The Daily Telegraph and BuzzFeed to The Huffington Post. The mastermind behind the blog is UK native, Will Taylor. In 2017, Will ranked in Forbes Magazine’s top ten home influencers of 2017.
4. The Inspired Room
Melissa Michaels is the creator of The Inspired Room, a decorating blog designed to help you love the home you have. Melissa is a New York Times bestselling author and was voted the Reader’s Favourite Decorating blogger at Better Homes & Gardens magazine for two consecutive years. Balancing good design with a reasonable budget, The Inspired Room showcases a rustic Hamptons style that is sure to inspire. To top it all off, you’ll be able to dote over Melissa’s two incredibly cute dogs.
5. Hunting for George
Hunting for George is an absolute must for architecture and design lovers. The site was founded by Australian sisters Lucy Glade-Wright and Jo Harris in 2010 and continues to showcase innovative architectural designs, homewares and interiors. According to the sister duo, they’re “creating unique stories to inspire, educate and engage with our audience the only way we know how… honestly, and with a whole lot of fun.”
6. Erika Carlock
If you’re looking for colour, this is the home style blog for you. Erika Carlock is a designer with a passion for colourfully eclectic home décor. Her self-titled blog – Erika Carlock – is a perfect curation of well-designed home décor, vintage furniture, quirky craft ideas and bohemian flare. The travel-addicted designer’s Instagram also favours bright and bold designs, inspiring and exciting her 61.4K followers.
7. In/Out by Arent & Pyke
Founded in 2011 by Juliette Arent and Sarah-Jane Pyke, of Arent & Pyke studio, In/Out presents a discourse in interior design and features interviews with creatives from around the globe. The blog pays meticulous attention to detail, with an eye for unexpected combinations and an appreciation for architectural grandeur. More than just a style blog, In/Out acts as a hub for creatives and presents design as an art form in its own right.
Littlegreenshed is a lifestyle blog focused on interiors, seasonal living and travel. Founded by Lou Archell, a writer, photographer and stylist from the UK, Littlegreenshed covers everything “from the wilds of the outdoors to the comforts of home”. It features contemporary designs and interior inspiration, with a notable minimalist approach that balances beauty and simplicity. With beautiful photography and an eye for styling, Archell was recently listed as one of the UK’s most influential Pinterest pinners by Business Insider UK.
9. Copy Cat Chic
Copy Cat Chic is the ultimate home style blog for those on a budget. The blog is all about living large while spending small and shows you don’t have to compromise on taste when it comes to styling your own home. One of the most popular aspects of the blog is the ‘Daily find’ section, where high value items are posted alongside similar looking, cheaper alternatives. This allows Copy Cat Chic followers to compare products based on their budgets. In 2017 the creator of Copy Cat Chic, Reichel Broussard was named one of Forbes top ten home influencers.
10. Styled by Emily Henderson
Emily Henderson is a stylist, author and television host who has a love of vintage inspired home styles. Emily started her design blog in 2010 as a natural extension of her passion for interior styling. Her blog is a fun mix of eclectic styles, all of which are achievable on moderate budgets. Blending the old with the new, Emily’s unique style has successfully gained her an enormous following.
11. La Dolce Vita by Paloma Contreras
Paloma Contreras is an interior decorator, taste maker, and design blogger based in Houston, Texas. Paloma launched her widely read blog, La Dolce Vita in 2007 and her readership quickly grew. Paloma has honed her style skill set for almost a decade and aims to blend traditional design with modern style. La Dolce Vita brings a fresh, glamorous, and stylish approach to every aspect of design.
12. Mad about the House
Kate Watson-Smyth is an esteemed journalist with more than 20 years’ experience writing about property, interiors and design for various newspapers. Her blog – Mad about the House – began as a place to publish the wonderful things that couldn’t fit into her print work. Since its inception, the blog has received several awards including the Vuelio No 1 UK Interiors Blog. It was also named in the Sunday Times Home Top 10 Interiors blogs.
13. The Design Files
See incredible architecture, be inspired by innovative design, take a look inside some of Australia’s most beautiful homes and hear the stories of creative people from across the globe. You can do all this and more on The Design Files. Founded by Melbourne stylist Lucy Feagins in 2008, the blog covers everything from furniture and textiles to homewares and craft.
14. House Nerd
Calling all interior design and house nerds! If you’re obsessed with property, this is the blog for you. Created by Maya Anderson, a journalist turned blogger, House Nerd celebrates all the tiny details about houses, whether it’s “the most perfect duck egg blue paint or the best flooring for your 1960s fixer-upper”. Raised in Perth, Western Australia, Maya says she’s always been drawn to homes that have warmth and it’s evident when scrolling through House Nerd.
15. Design Addicts Platform
Design Addicts platform is a place to explore and share great design from Australia and around the globe. Lovers of design can keep up to date on what’s going on locally and internationally in the world of styling. With a plethora of categories to choose from, Design Addicts Platform celebrates the diversity and uniqueness of design.
16. We are Scout
We Are Scout is a creative lifestyle destination by Lisa Tilse. Lisa “scouts and gathers” the best interior design trends and inspiration from around the world and showcases them on the blog. The site features craft and DIY tutorials, recipes, virtual home tours and much more.
17. Oh Joy!
Oh Joy! couldn’t be more perfectly named. With every click, swipe and scroll, there is something to make you smile. Whether it be an out-of-this-world wallpaper or a pastel kitchen sink, Oh Joy! showcases the weird and wonderful aspects of the design world. The blog was
18. Rebecca Judd Loves
Chances are you already know who Rebecca Judd is. She’s one of Australia’s busiest and best known personalities, working as a television presenter and brand ambassador for an array of companies. She’s also a mum and partner to AFL star Chris Judd. Rebecca Judd Loves follows the busy life of the Judd household, including Rebecca’s love of interior design. From beautiful bedding to striking art, Rebecca Judd Loves is worth a follow.
19. TLC Interiors
Chris Carroll is on a mission to make great design achievable for everyone, not just those with a large budget. TLC Interiors is a design studio and blog sharing helpful decorating hints, design tips, interior tricks and more. With a crisp and clean layout, the TLC Interiors blog showcases a number of design projects and interior guides, from trendy tones to luxurious furnishings. TLC also provides useful insight into what it’s like to work with an interior design company to create or transform your property.
20. Katrina Chambers life & design
You may know of Katrina Chambers from the 2011 season of The Block, but the reality star has been in the blogging scene since 2006. The savvy blogger has a degree in marketing and a passion for design, putting the two together to create her self-titled blog – Katrina Chambers life & design. Katrina’s interior design blog along with her Instagram feed are now a daily-must for her 36.1K followers.
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